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  • Mississippi River-based line debuted in April 2012
  • Two-ship fleet includes world's largest paddlewheel steamboat
  • Inclusive pricing: dinner drinks, tours, precruise hotel
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62 American Queen Steamboat Company River Cruise Reviews

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BeeZee Roadtrotter
1 Review
Member Since 2014
So "Happy" we chose The American Empress Riverboat tour of the Columbia River this September 2014. It was a perfect ... Read more
fudgbug
9 Reviews
Member Since 2004
16 Forum Posts
The cruise has you start in Spokane, WA where you spend one night at the Doubletree City Center. The hotel is ... Read more
karenseastar
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We had the loveliest time sailing on the American Empress June 15-22, 2014. My mother and I had both enjoyed steamboat ... Read more
TexasRCH
1 Review
Member Since 2009
89 Forum Posts
My wife and I have taken 16 cruises and this was the worst one yet. But before I get to the problems, I will cover the ... Read more
starman1942
1 Review
Member Since 2014
There are those of us who long for the romance of travel in a bygone era. We were born too late. We search for the ... Read more
Happy Canadian
1 Review
Member Since 2009
237 Forum Posts
Trip started with an overnight stay in Memphis at the Hilton. Hotel was in East Memphis but was within walking distance ... Read more
PostCruise
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
This is our second voyage on the American Queen. Like in the past, this was just as incredible. As you step aboard the ... Read more
dsinnock
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We started the trip off at the Hilton Hotel in New Orleans the night before the cruise. The cruise company had ... Read more
Rosethorn40
16 Reviews
Member Since 2009
889 Forum Posts
Yes, this cruise was in April, and it is now July, but I wanted to see if a few months would change the way I felt ... Read more
ABQTraveler
1 Review
Member Since 2011
4 Forum Posts
Having just returned from a 7 day cruise on the American Queen, plus a pre-night Hilton hotel stay, my wife and I ... Read more
SLOduck
3 Reviews
Member Since 2005
110 Forum Posts
American Queen Steamboat 2/22/14 - 3/1/14 (for photos, go to www.PricelessCruising.com) We recently returned from a ... Read more
ddcruiser
4 Reviews
Member Since 2005
203 Forum Posts
After 15 or 20 ocean cruises, we were not sure what to expect. The American Queen exceeded our expectations in every ... Read more
bobprincess
1 Review
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
American Queen New Year's Cruise departing Memphis to New Orleans December 28, 2013 It is unconscionable what has ... Read more
muth cruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
19 Forum Posts
Absoutely the worst cruise I have ever been on, overpriced, poor food quality/selection, poor coordination by ... Read more
padrek
28 Reviews
Member Since 2009
66 Forum Posts
I have long wished to take a Riverboat cruise and so I went with American Queen on a 6 day Ohio River cruise. American ... Read more
Beatriz9
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
20 Forum Posts
Loved this river cruise from the moment we stepped on board in Memphis to a Dixie band welcome, to the moment we ... Read more
MaryMaryQ
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We recently took the American Queen Steamboat from New Orleans to Memphis.We loved everything about it: the crew, the ... Read more
gurdon
1 Review
Member Since 2009
21 Forum Posts
We have done River Cruises in Europe before, but this was our first in the USA, There are some differences in this ... Read more
dbm2000
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
The American Steamboat Company AKA American Queen takes care of everything. All excursions are included, although it ... Read more
Sailer217
1 Review
Member Since 2013
The good: The boat is beautiful. Cruising down the Mississippi from Saint Louis to New Orleans was a wonderful ... Read more
fudgbug
9 Reviews
Member Since 2004
16 Forum Posts
The inside cabin 369 was comfortable, but claustrophobic at 132 sq. ft. You barely had enough room to walk along one ... Read more
VikingExplorer
11 Reviews
Member Since 2012
I'm an active mature solo traveler, and experience with 36 cruises. I took Amtrak to the embarkation port of St. Paul, ... Read more
travel_lady
2 Reviews
Member Since 2006
14 Forum Posts
The American Queen Steamboat Company has only been operating since April of this year (2012) and with a financial ... Read more
Mmlyn
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
2 Forum Posts
We selected this cruise because we had signed on with Public TV. It was a theme cruise on the Civil War. I still do ... Read more
Uncle Bernie
4 Reviews
Member Since 2006
2 Forum Posts
A few weeks ago, Carol and I had the pleasure of sailing on the American Queen Steamboat as it sailed on the Ohio River ... Read more

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